We had the good fortune of connecting with Calliope Scherrer and we’ve shared our conversation below.

Hi Calliope, what is the most important factor behind your success?
The most important factor behind my success is the commitment to never give up. I never toy with or entertain the idea of giving up, having fallback plans, or questioning if there is a different path I need to take. When you play in that arena of thought: you waste energy, time, and confidence. Having a brand is not something you do half heartedly. A successful brand needs full power behind it and an “all in” commitment. Every roadblock is a learning opportunity, every failure is really a pivot, every change is a necessary adaptation. When you step into seeing your brand and success as a life long legacy: you stop acting small and start playing big. You gain more patience for the process and less anxiety about the daily rollercoaster of being an entrepreneur. There are many things that make me a success, but my ability to commit to the success is foundational.

Can you give our readers an introduction to your business? Maybe you can share a bit about what you do and what sets you apart from others?
I am Calliope, a spiritual life coach, energy healer, business mentor, and 3rd generational psychic tarot reader. I am a confidante, guide, and healer for aspiring and established entrepreneurs.

Becoming the problem solving, paradigm shifting Powerhouse Priestess was no easy feat. I first had to go through my own complete inner and outer life transformation. The spiritual healing and personal development I offer to my private coaching clients and online membership group stems from the direct experience I had with healing and rebuilding myself.

I’ve always had the natural inclination to be an entrepreneur. I started film production at an early age and by 17 I was generating my own income as a film producer. This was wildly successful and lasted until I was 24. Then I burnt out from the stress of poor life/work balance, unhealed childhood trauma wounds, and the void of inner self connection. Despite hitting the biggest success to date in my film career, I broke down and fled the city, quitting that work in the process. I moved to a small town, lived off savings, enrolled in a yoga teacher training, and got back to what made me feel passionate again: tarot.

This turned into an epic spiritual journey of healing and expansion. I shared everything I was learning and experiencing on instagram while also offering card readings. This gradually grew until I created a brand and name for myself as “Avesah.” After three steady years of this – I rebranded as The Powerhouse Priestess and included business mentorship, longterm coaching, and a virtual membership into my offerings. I’m now approaching my five year mark and there’s a special next level rebrand in the works with a new offering coming soon!

The lessons I have learned on this journey:
1. Commitment is foundational, you must be committed for the long haul in whatever you choose to pursue.
2. Intuition, intelligence, intention, and confidence are your four pillars to being successful.
3. When you are in energetic alignment: your business will thrive.

The Shoutout series is all about recognizing that our success and where we are in life is at least somewhat thanks to the efforts, support, mentorship, love and encouragement of others. So is there someone that you want to dedicate your shoutout to?
This shoutout may seem odd, but I really want to shoutout all of the people who have followed me and encouraged me on instagram the past 5 years. This business actually started as a personal page where I was sharing my passions. It was the following that built up from that who asked me for services and encouraged me to create certain offers. It was the direct messages and comments about how my perspective was of value to them that made me pursue my message even more. A brands not a brand without people to join the vision. My fans, followers, customers, and clients deserve so much credit and recognition. There’s no me without them.

Website: powerhousepriestess.com

Instagram: @powerhousepriestess

Other: (Rebranding in october to @thehollywoodwitch!)

Image Credits
Maceo Banyan

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